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Campus Recreation

Outdoor Adventure

Contact Campus Recreation  

Campus Recreation

Student Recreation Center
275 North Campus Dr.
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-1732
Fax: 610-436-3088
Email: campusrecreation@wcupa.edu


Jobs and Staff
About Us

  • Skill Instruction
  • Backpacking
  • Paddling
  • Camping
  • Climbing

Outdoor Adventure Pursuits (OAP)

Spring Trips 2019 Coming Soon!

Do you have an adventurous spirit and enjoy the great outdoors? Then join us on one or all of the trips planned each semester. The trips range from one to multi–day excursions and include such activities as rock climbing‚ whitewater rafting‚ backpacking‚ skiing and much more!

Register for any or all of our trips!

Upcoming Events

Whitewater Kayaking  

Whitewater Kayaking

Join us for an adventure on through the Lehigh Valley!

This trip is an introductory trip to whitewater, specifically with kayaks. You will enjoy good company, food, and nature as we camp in the Lehigh Valley! Then join us on the Lehigh River, where you will learn basic strokes, how to read white water, and perform basic maneuvers. For $50 you receive food, transport, gear, and rentals!

Having previous paddling experience is preferred.

On April 24th we will be hosting a Roll Clinic. Learn how to do the fabled Kayak Roll in the safety of West Chester University Pools.

Gym to Crag  

Gym to Crag

Join an American Mountain Guide Association Climbing Instructor to enhance your climbing skills! This series will teach you knots, rappelling, sport cleaning (belayed and rappel), and how to build anchors.

  • March 21st - Knots for Climbing
  • March 28th - Rappelling
  • April 11th - Sport Cleaning (Belayed)
  • April 18th - Sport Cleaning (Rappel)
  • April 25th - Anchor Building 101

The best part about this series…it's FREE!

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